Accounts Assistant - Law Firm - Full or Part-time

Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions
19 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Accounts Assistant to join their team as either part time, 30 hours per week or a full time position. The main purpose is to provide services to support the fee earners, Partners and staff.


  • Printing client/office bank statements and emailing out received funds to fee earners

  • To process all cheques and requests/and cleared funds within the timescale noted in the office manual and in accordance with Solicitors Accounts Rules.

  • Daily banking of cheques and taking to the bank

  • To perform daily banking in accordance with the SAR

  • Processing payments received in to office/client bank account throughout the day and notifying the fee earner

  • Processing of BACs & TTs throughout the day

  • Assisting fee earners with queries

  • Filing invoices, bank statements and reports

  • To deal with enquiries with the firm’s Bankers and obtain further information and clarification where necessary.

  • To resolve queries where these arise and advise on points of SARs where required.

  • To produce monthly statements and assisting with credit control.

  • To follow any other reasonable instruction of a Partner, Finance Manager or Legal Cashier Supervisor.

  • Reconcile and process the cash report from debt collection on a daily basis

  • Reconcile petty cash on a weekly basis

  • Assisting with Purchase Ledger

  • Printing, collating and delivering debtor statements

  • Assisting with month end

  • Meeting deadlines to ensure the smooth running of the accounts function


  • High degree of computer literacy—able to use Word and Excel to intermediate level.

  • Ability to develop high level of knowledge of the firm’s case management system

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Able to use own initiative

  • Proactive, flexible and able to adapt to changing business needs

  • Able to communicate with people at all levels within the organisation and build positive working relationships

  • Enthusiastic team player with a proactive approach to their work

    Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

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